Month: October 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Buddy’ at the Orchard Theatre

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This is the best show I’ve seen at the Orchard Theatre this year. It was the night the music lived. The Buddy Holly Story, one so tragically short – I hadn’t realised how short – of a young man from Lubbock, Texas, delighting fans worldwide and having a huge influence on everyone from Dylan to…

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#RLF2016: The Turtle Moves

Come along and join in a wonderful day of fun and craft activities planned for all ages on Saturday, October 8. ‘The Turtle Moves’, inspired by Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, sees a Juvenile Crafters’ Guild appear, as if by magic, in Rochester’s Community Hub, where you can design your own Luggage or bring to life a…

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Review: Justin And The Argonauts – ‘Solace’, by Anna Morell

Justin and the Argonauts

A year ago, Justin and the Argonauts released their debut album, ‘Orpheus’. It was a bolt from the grey, a half-cut kraken of an album, flailing wildly as it rose out of the Medway Delta. Their second album, ‘Solace’, shows no signs that the classical gypsy folk beast the band has unleashed has calmed down….

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Theatre review: Mr Popper’s Penguins (5 stars)

  • Posted by Anna Morell
  • Kids / Theatre
Mr Popper's Penguins

Forget Jim Carrey. This charming production of ‘Mr Popper’s Penguins’ is based very much on the 1938 book, set in the spic and span, just-so, suburban idyll of Stillwater, full of proper chaps with proper moustaches, what-ho bonhomie and utilitarian beauty – all proper wooden stepladders and pristine linen. No buying up bits of Central…

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